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Reopened on 4th July. During the November 2020 second lockdown the pub is open for takeaway midday to 10pm click & collect or phone orders, delivery available. No orders taken inside the oub, drink at home only. Call 0207 434 0604

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Lyric

(formerly Windmill)

37 Great Windmill Street
Soho
London
W1D 7LT

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Opening Times

Monday11.00 am - 11.30 pm
Tuesday11.00 am - 11.30 pm
Wednesday11.00 am - 11.30 pm
Thursday11.00 am - 11.30 pm
Friday11.00 am - Midnight
Saturday11.00 am - Midnight
SundayMidday - 10.30 pm

Meal Times

12 - 10 Mon - Sat
12 - 9.30 Sun

Owner

--individual--

About the Pub

Small pub just off Shaftesbury Avenue, very popular with the local trade. Bay fronted with a tiled panelled interior, it was originally two adjacent taverns, the Windmill and the Ham which were merged in the mid 18th century to form the Windmill & Ham. The pub was renamed in 1890 and rebuilt sixteen years later.

As well as up to ten real ales and a couple of ciders on handpump, the pub has 20 craft keg/keykeg beer and cider taps on the backbar. As is often the case, customers wishing to drink outside will have to stand and settle for plastic glasses. Food is of the traditional pub grub variety but does normally include a Christmas Day menu; you don't have to eat turkey!

This is an unusually authentic "real pub", for one so close to the traditional heart of London at Piccadilly Circus, and well worth a visit.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • Harvey's Sussex Best Bitter

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 8 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Siren --varies--
  • Southwark --varies--

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Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Choice of two or three.

  • LocAle LocAle Accredited

Facilities

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • FunctionRoom Function Room

    20 seated or 50 standing.

  • Smoking Smoking Area

    Pavement standing space.

  • SportsTV Sports TV

    Sky and BT.

  • WiFi Wifi

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Lyric

37 Great Windmill Street
Soho
London
W1D 7LT

Sat Nav Reference

51.511317, -0.134373

Transport

  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Underground Close to London Underground / Overground / DLR

Nearby Bus Routes (100m)

Various

Nearby London Underground/Overground/DLR (150m)

Piccadilly Circus

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